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808 Sweet Shack
99/100 (12 ratings)
Coffee & Tea
Restaurants
Cafe
American
Cafe
American
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Café
American
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Street Parking
Accepts Discover
Table Service
Gift Cards Available
Free off-street parking
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Cheap Eats
Fine Dining
"I am slightly biased, as the baker extraordinaire is my sister, however, she produces some of the finest quality baked goods made. I have had the..."
Nightwolfe Lockwood-Park
"OMG!!! The best cookies ever. Can't wait to start placing..."
Julie Rivera Cox
"We picked up a cake here for my Hawaiian birthday trip. The pineapple upside down cake was sweet and delicious, the inside of the cake had a more..."
Rune
"We ordered a chantilly birthday cake for my aunties 80th birthday and it was DIVINE!!!the cake was the perfect consistency, and the chantilly was the..."
Nicole Barsamian
"An assortment of sweets with special ingredients. Good service. Samples to try. Yummy chocolate cake. Delicious brownies. Lilikoi cupcake tasted..."
Rosie Y
"Decent selection for a small bakery. Tip: Check the website offerings and order a day ahead to secure the type of dessert you are looking for...."
Whitney Aragaki
"Wow! Love the new location, easy to find and parking available. Creative, tasty, and amazing pastries! Lots of aloha and definitely..."
Nichole Ehrbar
"Fantastic cakes, new varieties every month. Great coffee and service..."
Carly Smith
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Gene Eric
"Very friendly and ono..."
Arroson Ahulau
Kula Shave Ice
99/100 (469 ratings)
Quick Bites
Dessert
Restaurants
Japanese
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Japanese
American
Healthy
Healthy
Hawaiian
Hawaiian
American
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Ice Cream
Café
Japanese
Hawaiian
American
Healthy
Takeout
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Accepts Credit Cards
Cheap Eats
"Fantastic shaved ice! Stoked to get real fruit in our first authentic Hawaiian shaved ice on our vacation. We shared a cold brew coffee (with just..."
Casey Henley
"Good heavens. We tried "The local" and drool. I could have eaten 5. SO insanely good. The guy was super friendly. We chatted while he made it. Really..."
Jessica Owens
"I had an absolutely delightful experience at The Kula Shave Ice Stand next to the Hilo Farmers Market! The flavors were incredibly delicious, and the..."
BLAINE G.
"The shave ice options all looked spectacular. Since we couldn't decide, we ordered a large acai bowl instead. No extras - strawberry, banana,..."
Alice C
"Delicious! Love that it is made with organic And local ingredients!! Taste amazing as well! Latte was delicious as well! And there was live..."
Torrey Lawyer
"Delicious shave ice. Huge portions. You want the kids size. The Lilikoi Dream is especially delicious. My two kids (8,10) could have easily..."
Sellers Family
"Delicious treats with local flavors and friendly staff! I really appreciated that the guy working was patient to explain the different flavors and..."
Suzanne Davenport
"Potentially the best shave ice I've ever had. Love how they pride themselves in using quality, organic ingredients. The flavors I got were coconut..."
Ashley Chan
"We always look up the "best" places to eat local food whenever we travel. We have been to several Hawaiian islands and have tried several "best"..."
Tara Cox
"Friendly people! We received our shaved ice quickly. So refreshing and delicious. I got a child sized and my husband got the regular. It was a lot...."
Gloria Smith
Keaukaha General Store
95/100 (89 ratings)
Restaurants
American
American
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Sit down
American
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Cheap Eats
"Great place to stop on the way to one of the beaches. Read that the spam musubi is great and can only confirm it is true..."
Rafael K.
"Nice convenience store. Fairly good beer selection. Chips, salsa and other items were available. Great service staff. Easy walk from the cruise..."
Kelly Drake
"A last store stop before heading to the beach . Friendly family oriented place. Great..."
Johanna Flores
"Will always support this Local Business. They have and continue to give back to the community in so many ways! The owners truly care and listen to..."
Mapu Mama
"A wonderful friendly atmosphere to grab something to eat drink and yes, last minute gifts for that special person. It was so convenient that I got a..."
denby toci
"Absolutely love this establishment. They have the best musubis, laulau for breakfast and hands down the friendliest staff. Mahalo for making every..."
Iolani Furniture
"Had a good selection and hot..."
PIMARINE
"This store has been under a few different owners. It was known as Keaukaha store, Keaukaha Market and now Keaukaha General store. It's all about..."
Kehau Kalauli
"Great food, great coffee, great people. They care about their community. KGS members set high expectations for themselves and for their support of..."
Shanna Arthur
"Great place for quick musubi, beer, salty seed, and smoothie. Really nice workers and always playing cool music. Plus they support local..."
Michael Datuin
"Very friendly staff! Good selection of stuff. I really enjoyed the dry fish products in the refrigerated section. Good local poi..."
Avery Chesser
"a great one stop shop with the nicest employees. Everyone you come across in this store treats you with nothing but kindness! And there coffee cove..."
Chelsea Kamai
"I love the workers, definitely a great vibe, and last stop till the..."
Moku Mehau
"Awesome place! Great food, locally made products, great service! The pastele stew and the chicken salad wrap are so..."
Leah Dang
"Fantastic general store that's clean, has friendly workers, and amazing food. Their prices are very fair for great food and their cafe has the best..."
Emma Taylor
"The staff is great and helpful. They have pretty much everything you could possibly need...."
The Geekiest Guy
"The best musubi spam - here! We tried it at different places and came back here. The best!..."
Iv S
"Our Favorite neighborhood store we go there almost on a daily bases the employees know me by name prices are awesome we love our Keaukaha General..."
Cheryl Polikapu-Medeiros
Park Cafe & Delicatessen
95/100 (56 ratings)
Restaurants
Barbecue
Irish
Hawaiian
American
Healthy
"First time visiting this little cafe. We loved the homemade veggie lentil soup, chicken sandwich, potato salad and the chocolate scone. The..."
Art
"Great service! Jonnelle was so personable and attentive. Amazing Foodie food menu! Was thinking about Hot Browns all weekend because of Kentucky..."
Donna Davis
"YAY! So happy this place is in Hilo! So dang good! Everything we had was so delicious and the portions were very generous. I had the best soup of my..."
Jayton Howard
"OMG out of this world Smoked Brisket! I have to say, I love me some good Delicatessen Food and this little out of the way Cafe and Delicatessen is..."
Mona Livsey
"Nifty little lunch spot! My sandwich was great, but my husband's hot brown knocked it out of the park. Be sure to try the ube crunch dessert. It..."
Alicia Giampapa
"Great homemade soups and filling, delicious sandwiches. Didn't try the salad bar but everything looked fresh. Had lunch here twice. Very friendly..."
Freida Cleverley
"Got the French dip, so good! They home make some of their meats and you can definitely tell they put a lot of care and effort into their food and..."
Pauline Duda
"Definitely a new favorite for us, the food is amazing and staff are friendly reasonably pricing a bonus. The soup and salad bars are worth the trip..."
Bryan Revell
"Hidden Gem...Going to tell Guy Feiri...visit Park Cafe in Hilo!! Delicious Homemade Hot Pastrami sandwhich and slaw! My server Vicki was AMAZING,..."
Vanda Moore
"My friend and I found this place by accident. It was delicious! My friend had the air fried polenta. I had the Shaksheka (sp?) eggs. Both were..."
Kathryn Stewart
"The people are so nice and inviting. The food is great. The music in the background was a soft blues and non intrusive. Definitely try this place..."
Joseph White
"Only place in town I could find a cubano sandwich and it was awesome friendly staff and great atmosphere. Will definitely be back to sample more of..."
Jimmie Ricks
"Great Service, Excellent Food Chicago Style French Dip, the house special Soup was great! All at a great..."
Michael C. Evans DJ Uncle Mikey
"Awesome staff, Nice interior, and amazing food. This place is definitely going to be one of my go to places for..."
William Lethlean
"Potato salad was..."
Dean Itagaki
"I finally found a place with Awesome 🙌👌 food...also the best potato salad I've ever had..my NEW FAVORITE..."
Debra Boyer
Alli Ice Company
94/100 (179 ratings)
Restaurants
American
American
American
"This is actually a frozen dessert place!!! They sell ice blocks and it looks like a factory outside, but the store on the side is a great dessert..."
Ron L
"First off...know that on Saturdays the ice cream-popsicle portion of this operation IS OPEN from 10am to 4pm and NOT 1pm like Google maps show. Glad..."
Anne Contreras
"This place was DELICIOUS and made our visit to Hilo. We tried the soursop, the OMG (orange, mango, guava), and got the lilikoi and the guava on ice..."
Michelle Sands
"My "Aunty" Kay brought some lychee paletas over for my mom and I to try. Wow! We loved them! They were very sweet, but we thought they tasted..."
Leanne Kirk
"Love the pelatas here. They have both dairy and non-dairy options available that taste divine. We tried Mango, Passionfruit, Matcha, Strawberry,..."
Athena H
"We got the Chili Mango, Peanut Butter Chocolate, and Calamansi (seasonal) popsicles. The staff were very friendly and descriptive of the different..."
David Qian
"This is Hawaii's only remaining classic soda / malt shop in the State of Hawaii. A hidden gem where you can get delicious sundaes, malt shakes and..."
David Vrba
"We randomly found this place after taking a stroll around the coast/park. Saw the sign that said some thing like 200 steps to ice cream, so we..."
Jonathan Chen
"The Kona Coffee Ice cream was so good! The men were friendly and they had a pretty decent..."
M M
"Hands down one of the best finds of the Big Island! The paletas were SO good! The strawberry cream was the best I’ve ever had! Also their shaved..."
Landon Badoni
Millie's Deli And Snack Shop
93/100 (209 ratings)
Restaurants
Fast food
American
American
Fast Food
Lunch
Sandwiches
Sit down
Fast food
American
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Takeout
Lunch
Cheap Eats
"Showed up with 13 of us; they took our orders perfectly, quickly made our food, and gave us recommendations on where to eat (park down the street)...."
Keith Mangold
"Delightful little diner with the most amazing and varied selections! My favorite is the Sweet Chili Wrap - like all their wraps - it has a generous..."
Daria Kling
"Very quick, made fresh! I asked for “protein style” hamburger (no bun), “no problem”! It was delicious. My friend had the taco salad…it was..."
Kenneth Sailer
"Last Saturday I was on Hawai’i Island for some production work. By the time we got done it was time for lunch. I came across this place Called..."
Kutmaster Spaz
"Stopped on our way between Mauna Kea and Volcanoes National Park. Amazing food for a “quick” lunch. Limited seating - outside only. Friendly..."
Nancy Lankford
"Great place. Great people. Very friendly & helpful. Great shave..."
James Troske
"Little family joint with fresh sandwiches wraps burgers local food and other lite fare. Shakes available. Hard workers. Limited..."
Kiwi
"Exceptional food and amazing service! Super tasty and lots of..."
Kirby Clawson-Honeyman
"Great small place for lunch. Bacon cheeseburger was delicious and the shakes were large, creamy and good..."
Kelly Wells
"Kind workers and tasty food. Top notch location. I took my plate across the street to the park and enjoyed my Laulau. After I took a dip in the ice..."
N S
"I went out walking from my hotel... looked over and saw Millie's and said "what the hay"... Avoided being run over by trucks, then walked in. ..."
shaun5r
"Delightful, Personable staff and a Quality Garden Burger! Thank..."
Maria Jacobellis
"Amazing food, prices were great and service was incredible. Small town feel and the freshness of the food was wonderful. You must try the..."
Kimberly Price
"Nice staff and restaurant. Taco salad had fresh lettuce, finely shredded cheese, firm black olives, and a nice tangy dressing. Chili may or may not..."
Michael Datuin
"Great little spot for lunch or a snack. My wrap was very tasty but a little light on the chicken filling. Service was fast and friendly and it was..."
Jen H
"It's a quaint deli with very friendly people and great food. It has nostalgic items inside that takes you back in time,maltshop stools,legos, & old..."
Cynthia Hernandez
"Stopped by on our trip around the island. Nice workers and great food. The chili cheese dog and sweet chili wrap we’re our..."
Evan Stein
"Location Food Unique homemade food made with love and presented with Aloha. Blast from the past. Take a step back into time. Those were the GOOD..."
Hawaiian Riedel
Hawaiian Style Cafe
93/100 (4629 ratings)
Restaurants
Gluten Free Options
Polynesian
Cafe
Hawaiian
Vegan Options
Asian
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
Polynesian
American
Hawaiian
American
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast
Brunch
Dinner
Lunch
Cheeseburger
Cakes
Burger
Lamb
Fish & Chips
Hamburgers
Fish
Fried rice
Pork
Ribs
Noodle
French Toast
Shrimp
Toasts
Beef
Omelette
Waffles
Pancakes
Bento (Lunch Box)
Salad
Fish & chips
Tuna
Salmon
Poke Bowls
Sit down
Café
American
Hawaiian
Polynesian
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Accepts Credit Cards
Takeout
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
Breakfast
Mid-range
"Always so good and tasty! The portions here are HUGE. The vibe is very chill and there is a ton of options. We came for dinner but Breakfast is..."
whit w
"Great place to get Hawaiian food, popular with locals and reasonably priced. The fish coated in macadamia nut panko was delicious and nice and light,..."
John Bye
"If you’re looking for large portions, delicious food and quick service… come here!!! My husband and I have big appetites and this place..."
Kelsey Hawkins
"It seemed you couldn’t go wrong with anything they served, this is a hidden gem that’s worth going out of the way to enjoy! Excellent service,..."
Kyle Cannon
"Onolicious local food with huge portions!😋🤙🏽 We had the Original Poke Bowl, Kalbi with Chicken Katsu Plate, Prime Rib Locomoco, Crispy Kim..."
Chrystal Kitayama
"This place is great! Be aware that if you order anything with pancakes they are two massive pancakes! I got the kalua pork and hash, and oh my gosh..."
Charlotte Blair
"Amazing food. Definitely worth the wait. Massive portions, so you can definitely takeaway another portion of food for later on in the day! The Wailoa..."
Ian Koo
"5/5 Kualoa Hash - Yummy but too much potatoes on our order *3/5 Huapia Pancake - we ordered this as an upgraded side. It's 2 massive pancakes, the..."
Rose Carmichael
"Excellent service and food was top notch and authentic. We had the pick two lunch plate and a pancake. Both were..."
Robert Bryan
"Food is great, cafe is cute, and servers are polite and friendly, if hurried (it gets very busy, so ordering etc feels kind of brusque -- best to..."
Alecia M
Mo's Fish & Chips
92/100 (648 ratings)
Quick Bites
Seafood
Seafood
American
American
Dinner
Lunch
Shrimp
Fish & chips
Calamari
Calamares
Fish & Chips
Cod
Fish
American
Seafood
Free off-street parking
Accepts Discover
Highchairs Available
Digital Payments
Accepts Credit Cards
Family style
Non-smoking restaurants
Dog Friendly
Delivery
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Seating
Television
Wheelchair Accessible
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Wine and Beer
Gift Cards Available
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"THE FISH SANDWICH! A must get, it was so flavorful and tasty! My only complaint is I wish it was bigger! We also ordered local brews which were very..."
Ethan
"This place is really good! I got the fish and chips, and got the ono. So good! Someone else I went with got the captain's plate, which had a lot of..."
Charlotte Blair
"The best food out of all restaurants we’ve eaten at so far. Found this place on google and Im glad we found it. Ive dislike calamari all of my..."
Nicole Blackwell
"Stopped on a whim with a group of 4. We ordered a Captain’s Platter plate with Ono. Fish, calamari, shrimp and scallops were delicious! French..."
Julie rudy
"Nice, cozy, and calming. A great place to sit chill and enjoy some great fish and chips. Super friendly owners and..."
Dustin Verity
"Best fish and chips in the state, in my opinion. I live on Oahu and fly here for work and there is no other place I'd rather eat. Fish is fresh,..."
J. E
"My wife and I split the Captain's platter. Two types of fish, calamari, shrimp, and scallops. Oh and fries! Maybe the best fried fish basket I ever..."
Bill Lucas
"Great casual spot for fish and chips. The Captain's Platter was big enough for three people to share. The calamari was a pleasant surprise, too. It..."
Joshua Johnson
"All of our fish was delicious and the dipping sauces were excellent as well. We loved the fries too with their light batter and crisp bite. Drink..."
Chad McNeese
"We were pleasantly surprised. Mo’s was so delicious and worth every bit of wait there was (not much). From the beer to the fish, pickle spears, and..."
Scott Brown
Sugar Coast Candy
91/100 (160 ratings)
Restaurants
American
American
Dinner
Lunch
American
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
Cheap Eats
"Oh my goodness. The sights and smells will put a smile on your face the moment you walk in the door. And when you take that first bite of chocolate,..."
Elisa Adee Price
"Expensive but such a fun place to go to as an adult or..."
Chris Popke
"Been going here for years! I couldn't work there, I'd never get paid. I'd owe at the end. Just pay me in your candu, & the girls there are super..."
Jennifer Miller
"We stop in every time we are close. Jake is wonderful and always remembers us...."
Cat Lewis
"Omg my daughter, grandkids went crazy. I loved the chocolate gummy bears, assorted rock candies, string red vines, candy necklaces, bite size Chico..."
Gina Heal
"good candy at here and nice in the..."
Kelly Victorino
"Very cute..."
Carri Dolney
"Don't be fooled by this tiny shop. It has a large and varied selection of candies and chocolates. My family of candy/chocoholics enjoyed browsing &..."
S Walker
"I seek out can’t stores every city I travel to and this one was a dream! Not only did it have an enormous selection of candy, it also was displayed..."
Laura Pearson
"Super cute shop. Pricey, but you are in a tourist area and you sometimes suspend your sticker price shock when on vacation.... Especially when the..."
Michele Villegas
"Cute and small store. That is neat and loaded with old school candy, jelly belly, lollipops with scorpions in them, chocolate turtles, chocolate..."
Racquael Clayborne
"A candy lover’s dream! Barrels and jars of candies, taffy, chocolate, and everything in between! The staff was friendly and sweet, just like this..."
JETS
"Very nice candy shop, worth stopping by on your trip. Good service and a large assortiment of candy. Prices are on the high side, but then again the..."
Robin Lauwaert
"I go there just about every week and I always have a great time and they have great candy! It helps when I paint beautiful murals such as the one..."
Hawaiian Hotty Princess Girl
"This is candy addicts and chocolate addicts paradise, but dont take my word for it let my pictures speak for itself!! Also it's really reasonably..."
Mark Wiebe
"very fun ! I went there today lord of candy to choose from..."
lesieli Vunipola (lesieli)
"Wow! This place has so much candy. Word of warning, plan where this candy will be after you buy it. Don't walk all day with it melting or leave it..."
Anthony Thompson
"Fun store with choices galore!! Several flavors of saltwater taffy I had never thought of as well as tried and true favorites found in giant barrels...."
Sheila Latta
"I like candy, this place has all kinds of candy. Chocolate, taffy, retro, old fashioned. You can get soda pop, and I think water, but it's basically..."
Daniel Paul
"Amazing selection. Pricing is a tiny bit confusing to me, but I got it figured out and it makes sense..."
Blake Stephens
"This is such a great candy store. My wife and I loved filling our bags with treats here. This is a fun stop for children and those who are kids at..."
Joshua Johnson
Paul's Place
91/100 (693 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegetarian Friendly
Contemporary
American
Gluten Free Options
American
Cafe
Contemporary
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Eggs Benedict
Waffles
BLT
Crostini
Bagels
Pesto
Fish
Pasta
Parfait
Salad
Crostino
Tuna
Salmon
Fish Sandwich
Sandwiches
Sit down
American
Contemporary
Café
Accepts Credit Cards
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Lunch
Brunch
Breakfast
Mid-range
"One the best places I've ever eaten. The atmosphere was relaxing and you could tell Paul loved what he did as he hummed along to the music while..."
Lauren Pare
"Breakfast to dinner. This place very cozy and calm, good place to sitdown all day relax mode... food is insane detailed state of the art delicious......"
Dull Knife
"(MUST MAKE A RESERVATION) What a gem of a place!! My partner and I have lived here for 3 years and just went today and we are in love! What a..."
Ashly Burton
"First time at Paul’s had the waffle, GET THE WAFFLE!!! Paul is so nice and welcoming you have to go meet him and his staff. The environment is..."
Sundeep Gummadi
"Delicious food, cozy atmosphere with the cutest seasonal decorations, and absolutely delightful service. Make reservations ahead of time (texting..."
Shannon Marvel
"If you've never been.....what the heck are you waiting for? Hospitality from both Paul himself and Bryoni was second to none! From casual convo to..."
Peter Chung
"My husband Paul and I had our first breakfast in Hilo at Paul’s Cafe Place and it did not disappoint! Paul and his beautiful daughter’s service..."
Alex Filippou
"We stopped by on Wednesday not knowing we needed reservations Paul was super friendly and was able to get us in being a group of 6. Every single..."
laura penaloza
"Paul’s Place is a must next time you’re in Hilo! Make a reservation bc it’s the only way to get a seat in this Ohana style cafe and the mana..."
Jose Santiago
"I randomly walked up when they were close to closing time and he got me in, I read the reviews about making a reservation so feel lucky. What a..."
Vanessa Griffiths
"This place is a MUST for breakfast on Hilo side. It's a small place so reservations recommended if you can. The owner is such a lovely man and the..."
Casey Elliott
"Quality over quantity with only 3 tables so reservations seem to be a must, but the food was delicious! I got the Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict and it..."
Joe M
Poke N Sides
91/100 (226 ratings)
Quick Bites
Restaurants
Diner
Hawaiian
Diner
Seafood
American
Hawaiian
American
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Burger
Café
American
Diner
Seafood
Hawaiian
Takeout
Street Parking
Free off-street parking
Free Wifi
Delivery
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Cheap Eats
Mid-range
"Daily Fresh Ahi!!! Amazing flavors, incredible side dishes. Come and experience Poke at its finest!!! I've tried all the flavors....Wasabi is..."
Patrick Sombrio
"We tried the Loco moco and added spam to it with Mac salad. DELICIOUS. I also got a really tasty iced coffee. We we're delighted with our..."
Jessica Owens
"Amazing poke, very fresh. All of the side options were delicious as well, fries superb too! Afterwards we got shaved ice in the same building, wow...."
Zayden Clark
"Great food stand at the Hilo Farmers market. The line seemed long to order, but our food came out fairly quick. The food was great. They have..."
stan s
"We happened upon this place after exploring the local waterfalls. We were trying to find something local and quick and ended up with my favorite meal..."
Suzanne Davenport
"By far THE BEST poke place in the state of Hawaii. We've tried about a dozen different poke places on our trips to the islands but Poke'n'Sides is..."
Kat
"Food so good, we ate here twice in the 2 full days we were in Hilo. Poke is fresh and delicious with our favs being the Hawaiian and Shoyu. I also..."
Benjamin Law
"We stopped by to get a quick meal, and the 100 % local grass-fed beef burger sounded good to us. We went for the "Burger, Fries and Drink". I had..."
Franziska Panter
"Honestly? Some of the best poké bowls we had on the big Island, hands down! So fresh, so flavourful, so enjoyable. Seating is limited and the..."
Ray Hakkim
"We had a nice meal experience while touring the Hilo Farmers Market. Poke N Sides gave us A good meal, very tasty, served quickly. Fair price and..."
Glen G
"Really tasty food for fair prices. I loved the Poke! [Disclaimer: that was the first time I tried Poke]. The Loco Moco with Ahi was absolutely great,..."
Will Pirnasch
"Fast and friendly service! Fresh poke and freshly made fries and hamburger! The food is great! Recommend it!!! It is located right across the street..."
Rachel Windsor
"Killer LOCAL poke and cheap food!! Best poke in Hilo (I’m a 10year..."
Flow Flowerz
"The first time we ate Kula Shave Ice this place was closed. The next day we came for Kula shave ice again and this place was open! We ordered..."
Janelle Ocot
"Best spicy poke I have ever had! And I eat a lot of poke. Absolutely delicious! The cucumber kimchi was crunchy & had an excellent flavor. Highly..."
Kira Biron
"Stayed in hilo for four days, had fresh poke for four days. We enjoyed the yammylicious poke bowls here. UALA highly..."
Chao Long
"It's the most perfect place to go when you really love poke and your spouse really doesn't. Burger for him was "solid" with crispy, salty fries. I..."
Katie Talbert
"So ono! The sides are definitely what make it. I loved the uala (Hawaiian purple sweet potato) and the cucumber kimchi was nice and spicy. My brother..."
Michael Braden
"Solid 4. Korean chicken was good- but a little dry especially for being thigh pieces. Cucumber kimchi was..."
chris shatto
Just Cruisin Coffee
91/100 (894 ratings)
Quick Bites
Coffee & Tea
Coffee & Tea
Cafe
American
Cafe
American
Lunch
Breakfast
Breakfast Sandwich
Bagels
Café
American
Drive Thru
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Takeout
Breakfast
Lunch
Cheap Eats
"Love Love Love this place every time we visit the Island. Today I had the croissantwich a definite must have a warm flaky buttered croissant..."
Nicole Blackwell
"This place is so good! Amazing smoothies and coffees. I also recommend their bagel sandwiches, which are delicious. The people are always so nice,..."
Charlotte Blair
"I was looking for a coffee shop and I stumbled upon this gem. I went through their drive thru, an employee came out and I placed my order. My order..."
Glenda Castro
"The drive thru line was out to the road so we walked up. Someone comes out to take your order. Super nice & quick service. We got tasty iced..."
Haley Allen
"Best place so far for a quick breakfast and great coffee...."
Yolanda es
"Absolutely yummy. So good that we might go back for breakfast. The shakes are so damn good rhey may be the best ever. We had the Pina colada and..."
Jules G.
"Chicken macadamia sandwich is awesome, they also have delicious chicken bbq sandwich! Great coffee, amazing white chocolate milkshake, awesome..."
Artyom Khizantsyan
"The food was very good and extremely cheap for being local. I recommend getting half vanilla if you are going to put vanilla in your coffee, because..."
Trey Thomas
"My new favorite coffee shop. This is the local stop and serves AMAZING coffee, shakes, and sandwiches/wraps. Lots of milk options, including almond..."
Alaina A
"We waited for quite awhile in line, but the servers were friendly. The iced americano was very..."
Nancy Cole
"My favorite place to go for a frappe, milkshake, or smoothie. Their staffing and wait times vary, but they do their best. You do get served much..."
Kim Miskovetz
"The coffee was delicious. And surprisingly decently priced. We expected it to be more spendy than coffee back home in Utah but it was around the same..."
D. Küb.
"The best ice coffee. You've gotta try the BLACK ice coffee and you'll appreciate plain coffee itself. The coffee is smooth and well balance to my..."
al pro
"Everything is always great here! So far I haven't had an item I did not like. Don't forget to purchase a card for 6 coffees and get the 7th free. You..."
Deanna “Dee” Ramos-Kia Tupua
"The milkshakes here are fantastic, and the coffee is pretty solid, just cool how many flavors you can put into..."
Arthur Wron
"Very interactive and team work employees I believe Raeshie help us out our order. She's very knowledgeable and very patient while we were ordering...."
Lory Marshel
Hilo Shark's Coffee Shop
91/100 (176 ratings)
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Café
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Takeout
Brunch
Breakfast
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Cheap Eats
"As a snooty San Francisco/ Bay Area coffee drinker I'm very picky. This was the first time in Hawaii that I was actually happy with the coffee. It's..."
Alex Tabony
"Tiny place inside but there's a table to sit at outside. Only had iced coffee a couple times. They use frozen coffee as ice cubes so your drink won't..."
Baron Sekiya
"Fabulous coffee. Grown & roasted less than 10 miles from Hilo. Great persona and atmosphere.We loved it and will male ot our place to come for..."
Stu C.
"Socially convenient being local, great w/ coffee, frappachinones, appetitizers , etc. and historic dwntwn Keawe St. , Wainuenue. Architecture..."
John McCollum
"A cozy corner shop with local-grown coffee and homemade ice cream. I might be biased, but I think the staff is friendly and the coffee's the best in..."
Kevin Finity
"My sister sent me coffee from here (after I moved and deployed) and it was..."
Jacob Floyd
"Great coffee and a friendly staff.Nice outdoor seating for the heart of Hilo. Good..."
Katherine Gabriel
"Morgan runs a cool and great coffee place. Latte is..."
Siva G
"BY far the best coffee on the east side....Love me sum..."
Robin Rooney
"you all are the best, thanks for always making the best coffee Iced cube Ice..."
issa hilweh
"Best coffee on the island! Coffee ice..."
Travis Sowards
"Good dirty chai and on point bfast sammy. Chill people..."
Kappel James Cloninger
"Great coffee, great food items, great..."
Christopher Hannigan
"Among the very few true "farm to table" chocolates in the..."
Kieran
"Egg cheese and pesto on a bagel...."
C L
"Good breakfast..."
Eric Metcalf
"Great welcome to..."
Eduardo Silva
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Lisa Miranda
Short & Sweet Bakery & Cafe
88/100 (559 ratings)
Quick Bites
Dessert
Bakeries
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Cafe
American
American
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Cakes
Paninis
Salad
Cheesecake
Breakfast Sandwich
Cheesecakes
Focaccia
Bagels
Sit down
Café
American
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Mid-range
"We got two breakfast sandwiches here: You get your pick of bread (focaccia is the standard), cheese, and protein. The bacon and cheddar breakfast..."
Jenny McKee
"This is my first ever review on google but I just felt like I finally needed to, as this was long over due. Short n sweet bakery is my go-to place..."
Kateri Cabebe
"Flipping RAD LITTLE BAKERY! We were lucky enough to be there on Sunday, which afforded us the only on Sunday amazing sweet bread French toast. We..."
Amber Goelst
"Glad I stopped in....great breakfast..."
Jennifer Schworm
"my friend, Sister Naleieha went to visit your short n’ sweet bakery & Cafe and she surprised me with your ONO ONO ONO Lilikoi short bread yummy..."
Alyce “Al” Yeshua Hamaschiach
"This visit, my mom and I had the lilikoi cheesecake, meant to take a picture, but took one bite and another....they have quality pastry, worth every..."
Michele K Ayala
"Wonderful and delicious sweets. Highly recommend! Cookies, cake, macarons, baklava and even lunch..."
Heather and Michael Paterson
"Eggs Benedict ($10.95, available on Sundays for brunch) starts with a house-made English muffin topped with Canadian bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise..."
Chelsea Madren (OC Food Diva)
"Get the macaroons! So many flavors, reasonably priced and fun! I encourage you to order ahead of time because they are a busy and popular place...."
Glory N
"Fabulous sandwiches and amazing desserts! The girl at the counter was fabulous! I would definitely eat here again! Lovely indoor and outdoor seating!..."
Faith Parry
"Lovely little bakery in Hilo that I discovered on my way back from ziplining. I had been craving a good cheesecake during my trip to Hawaii and this..."
Beenish S
"Nice little dessert shop, great place for a morning pastry. Friendly staff. Reminds me of the dessert bakeries in New England and Europe. I tried..."
A Gator
"One of the best little bakery/coffee shops in Hilo, in a downtown shopping mall. Coffee was EXCELLENT, and pineapple pudding cake was very good...."
Carl Wolaver
"Everything we got was absolutely delicious. And the girl at the counter was so helpful and..."
Anni Maddox
"They made my wedding cake beautifully. I got lilikoi filling on top and pog on bottom and lilikoi buttercream. It was so..."
Alexandra Raper
"The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was delicious. It's a great spot for a quick..."
Lis Garbezza
"I love this place!! The workers are all friendly, helpful, and courteous, and the food is Top Shelf! I'm grateful to have a great place to stop and..."
nancy waller
"One of our favorite places in Hilo! The breakfast sandwich on Foccacia is amazing and same with the orzo salad! We have been impressed with..."
Sarah Conway
Ponds
87/100 (2494 ratings)
Restaurants
Hawaiian
Bar
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
American
Vegetarian Friendly
Hawaiian
American
Seafood
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Late Night
Brunch
Dinner
Lunch
Scallops
Tempura
Clams
Burger
Salmon Salad
Calamari
Hamburgers
Tuna
Cakes
Lamb
Calamares
Fish & chips
Pesto
Salmon
Shrimp
Beef
Chowder
Cheesecake
Lobster
Fish & Chips
Eggplant
Cod
Ribs
Pasta
Fish
Alfredo
Salad
Pork
Escargot
Crab
Cheesecakes
Sit down
Seafood
Hawaiian
American
Bar
Waterfront
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Live Music
Brunch
Dinner
Lunch
Late Night
Mid-range
"Nice place. Everything was good…..not great. I did enjoy my meal. The Cesear salad was good. I also had the seafood pasta……also good...."
Eric Mork
"Wonderful ambiance, beautiful view of the ocean, and exceptional service! Loved the live music and drinks were excellent drinks. Great spot for a..."
Laila Moiré-Selvage
"Watched a sea turtle swimming through the window as we enjoyed the best fish and chips for lunch. Fish was fresh and tasty. Staff was friendly and..."
Wayne Pinkham
"What a great place. They were recommended to us. It did not disappoint. Great happy hour and daily specials. We sat by the window and watched the..."
Renee Gleason
"Our family of five from Texas and Oklahoma visited Oahu and the Big Island for Spring Break! After a day of hiking Volcanoes, we had dinner at Ponds...."
Chandra
"Been there twice during the trip. Ask the chef for the special today! Great drink, juicy steak! Nothing I would complain! Much better than the higher..."
Abby Yu
"Great meal and service. We ended up at the corner table with no reservation and it was fun. There was a fisher bird that came over and continued to..."
Joel Garcia-Trevino
"Ponds hilo is a unique dining experience as it is literally built over a pond where you can watch colorful koi and turtles swimming during dinner,..."
Judy Li
"They used to have such a good Ceasar salad. It's quite mediocre now. The prime rib was good but fairway grill is better and less expensive. The clam..."
Jenna Timmons
"Loved this place. Sat by open windows looking out over Ice Pond with families picnicking and children swimming, ducks and a turtle in the water below..."
Carol Bailey
"Atmosphere and service fantastic. Food not so much. We've been before. A long time ago and the food was great. Hopefully this was a one time..."
Malena Kea
"Although this would usually be called a dive, it had a fun and friendly vibe as well as high quality food. Clams were well done, drinks were strong..."
Jim Alford
"Food was very good, the staff are really friendly and kind. The table setting, environment, cleaniness all good. Only complaint is that they didn't..."
Priscilla Cheng
"Loved the food there, delicious and not too big portioned. They give you a complimentary appetiser but ours was so big we thought he accidentally..."
Monica Cho
"It has all the things I like: great food, great service. Great atmosphere. If they aren't paying the local kids to entertain the guests with their..."
David W
Seaside Restaurant The
87/100 (795 ratings)
Restaurants
American
Seafood
American
Seafood
Dinner
Lunch
Shrimp
Lobster
Pasta
Salad
Clam Chowder
Scallops
Calamari
Tuna
Calamares
Salmon
Pesto
Fish
Sashimi
Sit down
American
Seafood
Reservations
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Takeout
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"Enjoyed a delicious meal of fresh fish overlooking actual fish ponds. Service was excellent. Nathan was very attentive. Everything we ordered was..."
Shane
"Such a lovely dinner. My brother and I dined with a gorgeous sunset and he had shrimp rolls seen here. I feasted on Blackened Ahi and took home their..."
Lisa Smith
"We had a great time and wonderful food. Started with calamari then we all ended up getting the mac nut encrusted mahi. For desert we had the bread..."
Mike Balzotti
"This little restaurant is a hidden jewel and blessing to the Big Island. I STRONGLY recommend to anyone needing a place to eat that is reasonably..."
Patrick Clemens
"The Seaside Restaurant is perfection! From the moment I walked in the atmosphere was terrific, the food magnificent and the view incredible. This..."
T G
"Eat while watching Koi, ducks, and other animals from your table. Service was great and the food amazing. Definitely one of the best Short Ribs I've..."
Joe
"Great location and great food. I went for one of the waitress’s recommendations and ordered the Chinese style steamed fish and it was..."
Cristian Jara-Figueroa
"Seaside is a tremendously charming little restaurant. Built in a converted house, they offer some absolutely fabulous food and cocktails. The..."
Michael Opalinski
"Friendly local family restaurant. The building feels like a former bay house repurposed into a restaurant, giving the place a lot of character and..."
John Martin
"Wonderful local restaurant. Modest looking place out and inside but don't let that stop you from tasting the most delicious food you will have in..."
Ricardo Vasquez
"This restaurant really is a local favorite. They are known for their Hawaiian food. "The home of the 1 lb. Laulau. It is juicy, an is cooked to..."
Gay Naleieha
"Amazing but affordable seafood! We were so happy with the Chinese style steam fish, delicious snow crab and hamachi kama. Four hamachi kama was only..."
Kerry Kao
"Went for dinner with a large party. Service was excellent & the food was perfect. I had the Chinese style Opakapaka which was delicious. Husband..."
Nikki Iwata
"I really enjoyed The Seaside Restaurant and Aqua Farm. The restaurant is right next to a body of water, so I’m told. I went at night so i..."
Lorenzo Patricio
"Wonderful location, spectacular sunset, good food. This restaurant has the potential to be truly five star but they tend to take a “good enough”..."
Jonathan Sudler
"Summary: great food, very slow service. Tried the sushi (sashimi and rolls), fried aholehole, and macadamia encrusted mahi. Sushi was top marks,..."
Ryan Nicometo
Coconut Grill
87/100 (1469 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegetarian Friendly
Hawaiian
American
Hawaiian
American
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast
Brunch
Dinner
Lunch
Burger
Ribs
Eggs Benedict
French Toast
Shrimp
Toasts
Beef
Omelette
Waffles
Fish & chips
Lobster
Cakes
Pancakes
Pesto
Fish
Pasta
Fried rice
Salad
Pork
Crab
Crab Cake
Sit down
American
Hawaiian
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Seating
Takeout
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Private Dining
Live Music
Serves Alcohol
Parking Available
Reservations
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Brunch
Mid-range
"The food was quite expensive for the overall average experience. I found everything to be quite average at this place. The lack of coasters and the..."
Cedric DB
"We love this place for all 3 meals. Have visited multiple times and almost every time we have come to Hilo. Prices a little high but what is to be..."
Dennis Levesque
"Very beautiful interior with huge windows and Hawaiian decor. We got seated immediately at 10am on a Sunday (very busy day for breakfast). Food was..."
Flow Flowerz
"So good!! We got the prime rib, prime rib sandwich (French dip), a salad and had complimentary spinach artichoke dip as an app. Service was great and..."
Mikayla Broughton
"LOVED the Coconut Banana Mac Nut Pancakes. Also got the punalu'u omelette with the Hilo Fried Rice as a side. Fried Rice was really good. Plus..."
Julie & Jon
"This place has the best Mai Tai we have ever had, made with fresh juice and not purée. The food is also delicious. Friendly..."
Arpit Jain
"Food was delicious and service was very friendly. Very large portions. You can easily split it for 2 people and still be full..."
s j
"Ate here twice while visiting. First had the macadamia pancakes. Very delicious. Interesting batter makes for a fluffy cake yet crispy around the..."
Ryan Medina
"Nicely decorated, friendly service and great food. For a brunch it was..."
Yaniel Mustelier
"Wide range of option available Ended up going there twice during out stay it was that good The waitstaff were really good. Second visit had the syrup..."
Erica Whyte
Cafe 100
85/100 (2538 ratings)
Quick Bites
Fast food
Cafe
American
Diner
Hawaiian
Hawaiian
Vegetarian Friendly
American
Fast Food
Vegetarian Friendly
Late Night
Brunch
Dinner
Breakfast
Lunch
Cheeseburger
Burger
Tempura
Hamburgers
Fish
Pork
Shrimp
Beef
Meatloaf
Salad
Chili
Salmon
Sit down
American
Fast food
Hawaiian
Takeout
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Street Parking
Wheelchair Accessible
Cash Only
Accepts Discover
Parking Available
Accepts Credit Cards
Brunch
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Cheap Eats
"Husband got the famed Loco Moco and I got the Island Girl (shrimp & teriyaki) plate. Portions were filling and a decent price. The shrimp was really..."
J.L. Martin
"You can get local Hawaiian style food here. In search of halal food (virtually non-existent in Hawaii) we ended up here. We tried fish Loco (which is..."
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"Last time we were on The Big Island we were introduced to the Loco Moco. My wife did some research and discovered that Cafe 100 might be the..."
Justice Anderson
"Order from the windows, and the dining area is under cover. The Loco Moco was..."
Mark The Bassman
"Came for the Moco Loco. I am not a connoisseur of the Moco Loco dish, but in general it seemed good. Basic counter ordering and simple tables that..."
Matt Mottier
"Delicious home of the loco moco. We got the loco moco - which is the definition of a “sometimes food”. Delicious though. We took it to go and..."
Sellers Family
"I like this place a lot. If you are looking for a quick and fast local Hawaiian cuisine, this is the place you should go. Price wise is also cheap..."
SH Lu
"Mostly for takeaway now but they do have seats available for dining on site. Ordered their corned beef and Super Loco Moco and was wowed by the..."
Steven Sunaryo
"This is the kind of take out food I really enjoy! Perfect amounts, great prices, and ono oh so tasty! Come here during lunch and expect to wait a..."
Jeff Jost
"Delicious local food at reasonable prices compared to other places on the island. My pic is midway through destroying my Super Loco Moco. Soooo..."
Brooke
"Cafe 100 and their Loco Moco were recommended by several locals and didn't disappoint. The Island girl (teriyaki plate) was also awesome. Not fancy,..."
John Martin
"This is a long standing local eatery. All the classic local food you need. Loco Moco options are extensive. The standard Loco is smaller than you..."
Kiwi
"A wide variety of food that you order at window and take away. Also, call orders in for pick-up available. I had Chicken Katsu and Stephen had large..."
Robert Schuppert-McDonald
"Charming Hilo mainstay, do all you can to stop here on your visit it’s SO WORTH IT My heart is full after this combo plate! (Chop Steak, Katsu..."
Michael
"Great value - limited outside seating under cover. 4 people for $35. Bargain prices. Steak and shrimp for $13. Loco Moco for around $6. Double bacon..."
Don M Hokanson
"Our first time visiting this place because it's the spot for Loco Moco I was told. We arrived early evening and it seemed to have a pretty good flow..."
Steve Cowden
"Fantastic. Came here twice. Simple Hawaiian fare at reasonable prices. Plenty of parking and places to sit. Good customer service and so so many..."
Lisa Chan
Surf Break Cafe
85/100 (397 ratings)
Quick Bites
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
American
American
Cafe
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Paninis
Salad
Burrito
Breakfast Burrito
Toasts
Breakfast Sandwich
Acai Bowls
Sit down
Café
American
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Cheap Eats
"This is a MUST STOP! The food is so good and a healthy choice. We had the Puerto wrap and surf wrap, lilikoi tea, and pineapple tea. Everything was..."
Shannon Zywiec
"Wow, wow, wow! I don't usually post photos of food BUT this is hands down the best FRENCH TOAST I have ever had... Thank you, Ireland! Your culinary..."
Reas S.
"I recommend the Machado smoothie! As well as their amazing breakfast burrito and wrap! 5 stars all the way around service was wonderful a must go..."
Austin Jassman
"Good spot to get a coffee. Bright and spacious cafe with plenty of seating. Free wifi available for customers. Good prices for breakfast burritos,..."
R_ V_B
"Stopped here for lunch on the way to Akaka Falls after finding it on Google maps and it was a perfect choice! Cute, funky cafe with delicious..."
Suzanne Johnson
"Wonderful spot for breakfast in Hilo. Burritos are delicious and filling. Kick back, relax and enjoy the casual ambiance. Then get out and expire the..."
Nathan Kam
"It’s hard to find a place in Hilo that opens early so make this your morning spot! Food is delicious, people are chill, and coffee is..."
JETS
"Service was great :) try the carrot..."
Ruby L
"Cool little breakfast spot. The paninis are light but satisfying. Easygoing place, a few outdoor tables, can't..."
George Lester
"Seems to have moved due to pandemic...worth tracking down if still in business. Later 4/22 we did find the replacement Cafe at Honomuu on the way to..."
Doug Hilo
"Quiet place with great food and a great atmosphere. Perfect food stop after visiting the Akaka Falls. Lots of good options and good..."
Sean Lusk
"Great lunch spot after visiting Akaka Falls. The iced lattes are delicious and taste like actual coffee and not just the milk. The wraps are a great..."
Stephanie Wagner
"We grabbed a quick lunch with old friends at Surf Break. The wraps are yummy and the iced tea is refreshing. The Puerto wrap was perfect and served..."
Cookie Jarmon
"Great shop, quiet outside seating, wonderful coffee drinks, teas and smoothies. Fun and clean atmosphere. Wraps and sandwiches to eat. 5 minutes off..."
robert drury
"Ate here multiple times during our month in Honomu. Good grilled burritos and..."
Dave Bianes
"Good selection of coffees and we were very pleased to find a cafe open on a Monday. Loved the surf vibe...."
Catherine Kerrigan
"We stopped in at Surf Break Café for a quick bite after a trip to the Waterfalls - we had delicious sandwiches, good hot beverages (tea and coffee..."
kathy buerk
Hilo Burger Joint
85/100 (2931 ratings)
Restaurants
Bar
Pub
Bar
Pub
Vegetarian Friendly
American
American
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Late Night
Dinner
Lunch
Veggie Burger
Pesto
Cheeseburger
Fish
Burger
Pork
Hamburgers
Beef
Pasta
Salad
French Fries
Sit down
American
Bar
Pub
Takeout
Television
Live Music
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Dinner
Lunch
Late Night
Mid-range
"This place is so good! You can find just about any funky, (or traditional) burger on their menu. Even if you don't want a burger, their extensive..."
Charlotte Blair
"Literally the best burger I have ever had! Great service. The Big Island Burger and the Teri Burger with provolone are not to be missed. And try the..."
Kristen Dale
"Not a lot of places are open late but this place was so I decided to check them out. They are easily the best burgers in Hilo. They have a wide..."
Anthony Arizpe
"Our latest go to restaurant! Best burgers in Hilo! Best fries in Hilo! Their newest breakfast menu on Sundays includes breakfast fries which are..."
Toni Kaui
"Instagram: KonaFoodie You've got to try the amazing burgers at the Hilo Burger Joint in downtown Hilo – they're absolutely..."
Kona Foodie
"Big selection of burgers and fries. Local beer. Very delicious and highly recommend. The service was a bit slow but that’s fine. I had teriyaki..."
Shahbaz Salehi
"SO SO SO good. Owner is super friendly. It has a great selection of beer on tap. Reservations def needed as when we dropped by we got the last table..."
Rebecca Babcock
"Our first visit to Hilo Burger Joint was as expected… good food, live music, and awesome creative burgers 🍔! Our server was friendly, but..."
Patrick
"There is a small parking spot at the back of the restaurant. I had a burger with blue cheese that tasted incredible. Be prepared for a large..."
Charles Bohe
"Who knew this awesome little burger joint has the very best fresh market fish sandwich and fresh slaw EVER! I don't say that lightly. I've been in..."
Mita Alqahtani
"Food is amazing, I recommend the Big Island Burger with Swiss cheese and fries. Waitresses are super kind, just arrive before 6 pm because that..."
Frida Rodríguez Escobar
"Local bar serving great burgers. Selected Blue cheese burger as a salad. Taste was fresh and delicious. Also tried grilled fish burger with chips -..."
Tina Rodwilk
"Average burger place with average pricing. Good spot if you want to catch a football game with your burger. Intimate atmosphere with old pub vibe. We..."
Tailor Mészáros
"We had the pleasure of spending time with Rhonda and talking about our kids and their future. She truly is an amazing person and the food was..."
beth ludden
"Don't miss out on this great burger joint if you are in the area. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, great portions. Hilo Burger was cooked to..."
PatV
The Booch Bar
85/100 (880 ratings)
Quick Bites
Healthy
Vegan Options
American
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
Healthy
Cafe
Gluten Free Options
American
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Brunch
Drinks
Dinner
Lunch
Breakfast
Burger
Hummus
French Toast
Toasts
Pancakes
Omelette
Ceviche
Salad
Cakes
Fish
Tapas
Fish Taco
Tacos
Sandwiches
Sit down
Café
American
Healthy
Takeout
Seating
Wheelchair Accessible
Highchairs Available
Outdoor Seating
Dinner
Lunch
Drinks
Brunch
Breakfast
Mid-range
"Booch bar is a great local spot with some tasty eats that gets you away from some of the standard eats you’d find on the island. Offering a nice..."
Josh Lyman
"Love this place. I have been coming here for years. Great for breakfast or lunch. The Kombucha is fantastic. Lilikoi or my favorite..."
Eric Mork
"The Booch bar is really a bar and more of a take out spot. There is seating but you have to order at the counter and someone brings the food to your..."
Nav Singh
"We visited the Booch Bar when we were in Hilo on the Big Island. They have a lot of vegetarian options and they can make a lot of stuff vegetarian/..."
Karan Bhansali
"We ordered mushroom omelette and blackened fresh catch bibimbap. Best omelette that I had in a while. It’s very interesting taste but in a good..."
Yating Shen
"Good food, great vegan choices too! The bartender could have had a better attitude (dismissive, aloof, unfriendly). Another bartender, slimmer guy..."
Van-Troi Perozo
"Not lot of great options while in Kona, sadly the city looks really depressing in our last trip but at least one of the bright spots is this little..."
Frank Z. (Frankster)
"A great place to have fresh clean healthy food and tasty burger to satisfy everyone in the group. Love their ginger turmeric kombucha and Lilikol..."
Ping Fu
"Food is so ono and the ambiance makes you want to kick it at booch for a daily soul kine of pick me up. ✨✨✨ Mano Ali’i bringing all the mana..."
Isabella Dagher
"One of the few options for a decent breakfast early in the morning. Most places in Hilo focus on giant pancakes and servings. Here they focus on..."
Aaron Geerlings
"Really, really enjoyed our nourishing meals here during our short time in Hilo. Loved the variety of vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and non vegan..."
Alicia Rae Parks
"Great cafe for light fare especially vegan, komboocha. They now serve alcoholic drinks. The space is recently renovated and has additional..."
Dax Bermudez
"Last day on the Big Island and we finally found a place that had Gluten Free meals. The meals were delicious and more “normal sized “. Just a..."
Roy Rosnik
"Delicious counter-service spot. As someone on a very limited diet, this was my favorite dinner meal on the island, and probably the best GF sandwich..."
Lena Negron
"Great spot for vegetarians. Hard to find a place with multiple vegetarian options and this place has quite a few. I got the tempeh Reuben and I..."
Jimmy Lehman
"Nice feel, tasty enough breakfast. Service is chilled out and friendly s food could be more enjoyable - out blackened fish omelette, toast (sourdough..."
Ajit Kalra
"The Booch bar is an unique place at Hilo. I highly recommend this cafe . The crew is lovely and laid back. A special thumbs up for the omelette with..."
samira zerrifi
"I love the Booch Bar. I've lived in Hilo Town for 9 years and have watched this place grow. I am so excited about the new expansion though I am..."
Ann Klaft Medicine for Dreamers
Kuhio Grille
84/100 (1401 ratings)
Restaurants
Hawaiian
Polynesian
Hawaiian
Vegetarian Friendly
American
Vegetarian Friendly
Late Night
Brunch
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Cakes
Burger
Fish
Hamburgers
Fried rice
Pork
Beef
Pancakes
Salad
Toasts
Omelette
Tempura
Yakitori (Grilled Skewers)
Sit down
Hawaiian
Polynesian
Takeout
Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Late Night
Brunch
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"Great little restaurant in Hilo serving Hawaiian food. I had a combo of their laulau (meat cooked to perfection in a ball of taro leaves) and fried..."
John Bye
"Cool spot in Hilo! Family run restaurant with rich history. Grandparents were kalo (taro) farmers who came from Japan to Hawaii. The family started..."
Yonathan Mickelsen
"Great place to eat. Decent prices. Atmosphere could use some work. Would recommend to..."
don b
"We were seated pretty quickly even though it was a busy lunch hour. The nice waitress helped me order when I was being indecisive about which of the..."
Jeff D.
"First time eating laulau, and I think I found my new favorite food! My son and I split a laulau with fried rice because we weren't starving, but we..."
Kim Everson
"I was there last week and had the chicken cutlet and the laulau. Very delicious tho a bit salty for me. As I understand laulau is suppose to be..."
Shahbaz Salehi
"Laulau combo is really good. Very generous portions. Staff is super friendly. Restaurant is kept clean. That's important to me while enjoying a..."
Marco Murillo
"Can’t beat the prices. Large portions. Seems to be a lot of locals eating here. I had a loco - without gravy. I’m sure they were shocked to their..."
David Massey
"Wanted a good Mac salad and this place did not disappoint with their addition of potatoes to make a mac/potatoe salad combo. I got the Shrimp plate..."
Reneé Davidson
"Pretty good food, won't disappoint if you're hungry. It's more home diner than it is gourmet. Anything with gravy is a bit homogenized so have it on..."
Magical Pancake
"This is definitely a no frills local spot. Food is good, traditional Hawaiian fare with generous servings. I had the combination plate with teriyaki..."
Diana
"5/5 Value - Giant portion sizes! 4/5 Lau Lau was flavourful and braised very well. 3/5 Fried rice, was a bit bland and not enough “wok hei”. 3/5..."
Cyn Thia
"Great portion sizes at good value prices in this Hawaiian restaurant. Definitely get the laulau while you’re here, and accompany it with the fried..."
Rovik Robert
"Not busy when I came, was seated fast, and staff were friendly. I enjoyed the kanak atak. I liked the fried rice and the luau meat. I asked for a..."
Carrigail Abanes
"Friendly staff with speedy service. Let me preface this and say that I cannot comment on the food too much because maybe my Californian taste is..."
Afshar Hassani
"Staff was great! We had a party of 5 and was quickly seated. Tried the famous lau lau and it was sooo yummy! Try the Kanak attack plate. You won't..."
AJ Silao
Maxxwell's Landing
84/100 (940 ratings)
Restaurants
American
"Busy Airport at certain times during arrivals! Good place to work also and meet some good people. No stress for departure and arrivals. Easy access..."
Ernest Eiland
"This is one of the simplest and most efficient airports I've ever been through. Of course it's small but, you literally have no waiting at all. You..."
Vishwa Seneviratne
"Great service from Southwest service desk. Clean toilets and spacious lounge areas in air-conditioning whilst waiting for our flight. Much better..."
Akshata Taggers
"Lovely little airport with very comfortable chairs. TSA lines move fast, and the rental cars are just a 2 minute walk from the entrance. At the time..."
Viv
"I flew out of Hilo International Airport July 8th. Was my first time there and I was very surprised. The Airport was not like others I had been in,..."
Patrick Robinson
"One of the most laid back airport I’ve been through. Love the homey style and the slow pace vibe in this airport. Love the chairs in the lounge..."
Juander Bandit
"Quaint airport, small town feeling. Aloha spirit is alive here! Security is present and active/alert whilst also being friendly. Arrival tips: no..."
Lindsey Itamoto
"Using this airport is a relaxed, stress-free way to visit the Big Island. Most of the facilities are open to the air. This is the only airport I know..."
Stephen Harte
"Very small airport. Public artwork on the outside of the area as well as a small place to load/unload passengers. Entry is very easy, only a few..."
Daniel
"Best small airport, easy in / out . Cell phone parking for picking up people. fast moving TSA , friendly staff, nice restrooms . Gift shops , bar ,..."
Bakersmark
"The first international airport on Big Island, now secondary to the Kona airport, but still the best way to fly into the eastern/Hilo side from..."
D Drummond
"Very easy. Small terminal with a combination of sir conditioned and open air sections. Friendly, minimal waiting. Your arriving flight usually makes..."
Miles Erickson
"This is the best airport I've ever been to, seriously. They have beer, snacks and the most comfy seats. Feels like I'm sitting in someone's backyard..."
Alex Erifiu
"Small airport, convinient, easy to get around. Lines are not long. Rental cars are on site. Best kind of airport. It's clean. It's good but somewhat..."
Roger Norman
"Flew in on a recent Sunday and out on Thursday. Very easy in and out including Hertz rental car. From driving into rental car slot to thru TSA..."
Al Schweickhardt
"Love flying in & out of the Hilo Airport. Not crowded - easy to get around. Food offerings can be sparse..."
Shad Giles
"An airport that matches the city it serves: past its prime. It's cute and very open and airy, but there is a lack of amenities and service could be..."
Isaac Archuleta
"Beautiful and tastefully done. Clean and signage is clearly visible. Update 12/6/22 Traveled to the east coast three times seven different airports...."
Patricia
Wikifresh
84/100 (459 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegetarian Friendly
Healthy
Vegan Options
Fusion
American
Fast Food
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Lunch
Drinks
Dinner
Tapas
Tacos
"Tasty mouthwatering food with fast friendly service. Try the infused water too. With lots of parking and an ample dining area, you're sure to find a..."
Art
"Fast, healthy and delicious. I wish the serving sizes were consistent, it can vary from employee to employee. From a half full bowl, to an awesome..."
Summer Larsen
"This was my first time at WikiFresh and definitely won't be my last. The food is fresh and so ono. I had the small bowl with the Caribbean turkey,..."
Lynn Cox
"Many different options available...bowls, wraps, soft tacos, nachos... Lots of different toppings to choose from. Food is awesome, always fresh...."
R A
"Food was good and fresh (as the name would suggest). The salsas were great, definitely the most flavorful component of the meal. Portion sizes..."
Morgan Billingsley
"Yes, this place is the bomb; three tacos loaded to the hilt. Fresh, quick, clean and friendly. The bowls are big enough to share for a cheap date or..."
Rick Scrivens
"Good food. Chips for 2 bucks seems excessive though. Would love to have an option for tofu as a protein though, as they only offer meat as proteins...."
D C
"Always love this place their homemade salsa are amazing! Kinda reminds me of Chipotle... But better! Fresh ingredients and great service. The..."
jessalynn808
"Food is good and is fresh, portions are about right but if you are hungry, go for the large size. You aren't overwhelmed with options and it is all..."
Jason Miller
"Very good counter serve, design your own meal. Fresh ingredients, local flare. I hail from Denver Colorado where Chipotle successfully started the..."
Jimmy John
"Great service and tasty..."
Ramon Klose
"My first time there, tried the regular bowl with lettuce, chicken, tomato salsa, Hawaiian chili sauce, pesto sauce, cheese and taxi sauce. I love..."
Hoku Lani
"My wife Miriam and I were so excited to try Wiki Fresh in Hilo, Hawaii. We loved the whole experience. We were greeted with a friendly welcome when..."
Jeffrey Wilson
"Missing Chipotle in Hawaii? Then hit this place. Similar concept but with a Hawaiian twist! Food tastes fresh and good with some interesting choice..."
Amit Kakde
Express Waiters
84/100 (98 ratings)
Restaurants
American
American
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Sit down
American
Breakfast
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"I’ve been using express waiters for a few years - it hasn’t always been perfect, and yes the wait times can be considered long, but what people..."
christianna swanson
"Highly recommend!! This delivery service is fantastic and their app is great - it is very easy to use and order from. There are menus for every..."
Daria Kling
"I've been ordering from Express Waiters since 2013, and throughout the years their service has always been top notch. Their website is easy to..."
Kristen L.
"Great experience. No problems any time I have ordered. Pricey though. Delivery fee, service fee, plus tip for the driver. I would suggest that you..."
Stephanie Namahoe-Launiu
"Express waiters has been an absolutely great company I have had the privilege to experience. The drivers and staff are extremely full of aloha spirit..."
bboi william
"I love Express Waiters! The drivers are incredibly friendly, they are prompt, my food is always handled with care, and the website is so easy to use...."
Sarah LaChance
"Express waiters make life so easy! Ibe used them from the very beginning It's, 2023, I think!It's about convenience and great service. All drivers..."
Chasa P
"My husband and I love this service. We finally have more options beyond pizza for delivery. The service is quick, and you can check the driver's..."
Meggo Mareachen
"It takes a bit long but when you don't have a car or to hung over to drive this service comes in handy. However be prepared to pay more for the..."
Miss Mel Kaai
"The service is a great idea. They are good on notification and delivery status. Remember the tip is already added to you bill. Service charge too...."
CharlieBrew Too
"Great delivery svc. Friendly knowledgeable staff and a fair price. Would give 5 stars but wish they delivered from more NATIONAL Fast food chain..."
Tischelle_sunflower Bernosky
"Excellent service, very timely and convenient. Also, my house is a filthy mess, but the delivery man was very professional and did not comment at all..."
Lance M
"The best delivery service in Hilo hands down. Drivers are always polite and on time. The only reason I am giving them 4 stars is because the..."
Jenna-Anne Kelii
Liko Lehua Cafe
84/100 (784 ratings)
Restaurants
Bar
Seafood
American
Vegetarian Friendly
Deli
Italian
Vegan Options
American
Healthy
Hawaiian
Barbecue
Hawaiian
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Drinks
Dinner
Lunch
Cakes
Burger
Pesto
Fish
Shrimp
Pasta
Salad
Crab Cake
Pretzel
Seafood
Deli
Hawaiian
American
Healthy
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Free off-street parking
Accepts Credit Cards
Delivery
Outdoor Seating
Takeout
Dinner
Lunch
Mid-range
"Our best meal in Hawaii has been at Liko Lehua Cafe! We had one of the specials of the day (Jalapeño Pork Sandwich) — it was so good and a great..."
Ximena Bobadilla
"TO GO ONLY They have a little bench off to the side but I wouldn't recommend sitting there. They have good, well priced, food and drinks for you to..."
Casey Elliott
"Amazing food and friendly service. Love this..."
Ligia Rojas
"We are tourists who drove in from Kona. From the time we arrived until we left we encountered smiles, honest recommendations and amazing customer..."
Ashley Ozark
"We mainly went because it was close by our hotel & prices were reasonable ($15-$26 for entrees). The ahi rice bowl special was excellent! My mom..."
Susan Hawk
"Very good food and staff, would definately recommend. Had catch of the day with a summer salad and it was perfect. Crab cakes were delicious..."
Matthew Conover
"Agreed with others, probably our best meal on the whole trip. It was nestled in a neighborhood and close to the waterfalls. We took our meal up in..."
Brad Aeschleman
"Love the vibe in this restaurant! Full me u Menu, lots of choices, good service, great location, Food was amazing! Onion rings hot, crunchy, I..."
Cara Driggers
"Understated place with friendly service and good food! Worth the stop. Chicken mac nut salad is excellent and the lilikoi..."
Ryan Doskocil
"Great place, family friendly, good food a little on the pricey side, but well worth it. Friendly Hostess and Waiters that was always there to serve..."
G Tripps
"This is a family owned and operated restaurant. Order at the window and take the food home or eat outside at the bench seating. They have delicious..."
Ryan Shaw
"We stopped by for lunch on our way to Volcano National Park. It was a great meal and no line. While we waited they gave us little donuts and noticed..."
Sarah Fleckenstein
"The Jalapeno Burger is AMAZING! I've had it twice now, perfect both times. The Maui Brewing Coconut Porter is super smooth and tasty. The Avocado BLT..."
Chastity W
"The food taste as good as it looks. Friendly service & one of my new favorite places to eat with my hubby for dates 💗. Highly..."
Dawn K
"***Aloha to go*** Whether you have time to sit and eat at their outside picnic area or call up and order some Aloha to go definitely ono grinds!!! ..."
Geneva Jackson
"Mellow atmosphere. Good and affordable food. Great drinks. Ample parking. Friendly staff. It would be five stars if they were open on..."
Nolan Kainoa Bowman-Tam
"Great local option that serves some very delicious food (both traditional American, Hawaiian, and unique twists)! I tried the liliokai butter burger..."
Chris Hinderliter